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The Society offers many programs and services to help people affected by MS live their best lives. Find resources in your area to learn, connect, and get support.

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  1. ONLINE Work

    Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

    Identifies risk factors for falling and strategies to reduce those risks. (last updated May 2014)

  2. ONLINE Adaptive Equipment

    How to Choose the Mobility Device that is Right for You (.pdf)

    Understand the full range of tools available to stay functionally mobile, comfortable and safe. Offers full-color photos of devices ranging from the simplest cane to the most complex power chair, guidance on how to determine if and when a device might be appropriate, and important safety tips. Introduces readers to assistive technology professionals and outlines the steps involved in a comprehensive evaluation for a wheeled mobility device. (New August 2013)

  3. PRINT Community

    101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas For Wheelers And Slow Walkers (book)

    101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas for Wheelers and Slow Walkers is the first guidebook dedicated exclusively to wheelchair-accessible destinations, lodgings and recreational opportunities. Penned by Candy B. Harrington, the editor of Emerging Horizons, this new title focuses on the vacation planning needs of wheelchair-users and slow walkers.

  4. ONLINE Work

    Staying Mobile

    Staying Mobile can be accomplished through effective symptom management, the use of mobility aids, automobile adaptations and the use of assistance animals.

  5. ONLINE Work

    Increasing Accessibility

    Increasing Accessibility often requires the adaptation of tools and devices at one’s home or work — and becoming an MS activist in the community.

  6. ONLINE Community

    Access-A-Ride

    MTA New York City Transit Access-A-Ride (AAR) provides millions of trips a year for eligible customers in New York City. AAR also provides service within a three-quarter-of-a-mile corridor beyond fixed-route service across the New York City borderline to nearby areas of Nassau and Westchester Counties. Some people use AAR occasionally, while others use it on a regular basis. AAR does its part to make New York City accessible to everyone.

  7. ONLINE Community

    Barrier Free Living(BFL)

    Barrier Free Living (BFL) is dedicated to helping New Yorkers with disabilites live independently in the community. BFL provides a range of services and linkages to other community resources through various programs, enabling individuals to overcome the obstacles that stand in the way of their living dignified, secure lives. They specialize in programs for domestic violence, homelessness and disability advocacy.

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